The photo above is not the one to which the headline refers. This one was taken by Morgunblaðið photographer Kristinn Magnússon.

Fagradalsfjall Photo Among National Geographic’s Best

4 Dec 2021 posted its list of the best travel photos of 2021 on Thursday.

The winning photo.

Award-Winning Photos of Flight

17 Oct 2021 The winner of’ Photography Contest, held this summer, is Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson.

From the eruption site.

New 3D Model of Fagradalsfjall Lava Field

21 Apr 2021 A new 3D model of the lava field in Geldingadalir valleys, Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, has been posted on Facebook.

Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson is ready with the camera. He stands beside a photo he took of the 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallajökull.

‘Volcanic Eruptions Always Fascinate’

13 Mar 2021 “Volcanic eruptions always fascinate and the excitement increases.”

Looking majestic.

Fabulous Gyrfalcon Delights Photographer

17 Jan 2021 Photographer Alex Máni Guðríðarson, who specializes in photographing birds, had the good fortune at the beginning of the year to spot a gyrfalcon by Hlíðarvatn lake in Selvogur, Southwest Iceland.

"Convergence," taken at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland.

Best Photos of Northern Lights

12 Dec 2020 Nine photos taken in Iceland are among Capture the Atlas’ 25 Best Photos of the Northern Lights, just published.

The light was unbelievable in Arnarfjörður fjord.

Wow, What a View of the West Fjords!

27 Sep 2020 Morgunblaðið photographer Árni Sæberg traveled to the West Fjords in August.

Laundry on a line by the physician's residence.

Ghosts and Gorgeous Landscape

13 Sep 2020 “Visiting the West Fjords has seldom been as enjoyable as this summer.”

Olivier Staiger plays the violin.

Aurora Enthusiast Sees Bright Side of Quarantine

11 Sep 2020 “People think it’s impossible to visit the country, due to the double [coronavirus] testing requirement, but there is so much you can do while in quarantine.”

The calm before the storm by Dyrhólaey.

Photo from Iceland Shortlisted for International Award

26 Aug 2020 Among the 26 shortlisted entries of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Weather Photographer of the Year competition 2020 is the one you see above, taken at Dyrhólaey, South Iceland.

Chris Burkard.

Burkard, Followed by Millions, Bikes Across Iceland

24 Aug 2020 Cyclist and Iceland enthusiast Chris Burkard, 34, is riding his bike across the country these days.

Horned grebe.

From Shooting Birds to Shooting Photos

7 Jun 2020 The horned grebes, a.k.a. Slavonian grebes (Podiceps auritus), on Vífilsstaðavatn, near Reykjavík, are busy these days.

Stunning Marine Life Pictures Made Accessible

9 Nov 2019 A new website,, offers a vast collection of pictures of marine life in Icelandic waters.


The abstract beauty of glaciers

16 Oct 2018 Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson has captured the beauty of Iceland for decades. In a new exhibition at Ásmundarsalur gallery in Reykjavik he exhibits photographs of Icelandic glaciers as you've never seen them before.

Photographer Saga Sig

Art: Fashion photographer Saga Sig starts painting

5 Jun 2018 Renowned Icelandic fashion photographer Saga Sig has taken to painting on the side and is producing artwork that's already gaining a lot of attention.




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